ULA stops selling its centerpiece Atlas V, setting path for the rocket’s retirement

ULA stops selling its centerpiece Atlas V, setting path for the rocket’s retirement

United Launch Alliance won’t be selling any more of its workhorse Atlas V rockets, and it has stopped buying the launch vehicle’s Russian-made rocket engines for good, the company’s chief executive told The The Madison Leader Gazette. ULA’s decision sets up the retirement of one of the US government’s most trusted launch vehicles and is … Read more

Blizzard to rename Overwatch’s Jesse McCree

Blizzard to rename Overwatch’s Jesse McCree

Blizzard Entertainment says it will rename McCree, Overwatch’s outlaw bounty hunter, after his real-life namesake, former game designer Jesse McCree, was let go from the studio in the wake of a sexual harassment and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against publisher Activision Blizzard. In a statement posted to Twitter, Blizzard’s Overwatch team confirmed the name change, … Read more

Blizzard to change name of Overwatch’s McCree following sexual harassment lawsuit

Blizzard to change name of Overwatch’s McCree following sexual harassment lawsuit

Blizzard says it plans to change the name of Overwatch’s gunslinger character following the explosive sexual harassment lawsuit brought against Activision Blizzard by the state of California. The character was originally named “McCree” after Jesse McCree, a former longtime Blizzard staffer who appears to be pictured in the so-called “Cosby Suite” reported on by Kotaku. … Read more

Pixar’s newest series of shorts stars Up’s very good boy Dug

Pixar’s newest series of shorts stars Up’s very good boy Dug

Dug, the loveable golden retriever from Pixar’s Up, is starring in his very own short series on Disney Plus. The first trailer brings back Dug, Russel, and Carl (and Squirrel!) for some suburban backyard shenanigans. Through Dug’s eyes, everything is an adventure — including digging up azaleas and chasing squirrels. Ah, to be a well-loved … Read more

Skate 4 PC version confirmed

Skate 4 PC version confirmed

Skate fans with a PC, breathe easy. The newest Skate game — which everyone is calling Skate 4, at least until its actual title is revealed — will be launching on your platform, Electronic Arts said Thursday. Again, no extra details beyond that; Full Circle developers dropped this quick PC-themed tweet, then got back to … Read more

Go read the harrowing story of the world’s first CO2 pipeline explosion

Go read the harrowing story of the world’s first CO2 pipeline explosion

Last year, a pipeline carrying compressed carbon dioxide mixed with hydrogen sulfide ruptured, engulfing the small town of Satartia, Mississippi, in a green haze, leaving many residents convulsing, confused, or unconscious. That explosion serves as a vivid warning about the risks posed by what could be the next generation of pipelines to crisscross the US, … Read more